Zig Ziglar shares principles which are timeless and certainly applicable to more than "sales". On the other hand, Zig will tell you repeatedly:
Everyone is in sales, even a mother."
This video is fast and powerful. He tells the story of an angry lady who needs his help. What he tells her is not quite what she expected.
From Zig Ziglar:
"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through." - Zig Ziglar
"If you help enough people get what they want, you surely will get what you want." - Zig Ziglar
"You measure success by how much good you do for others." - Zig Ziglar
"The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity." -Zig Ziglar
It is puzzling that humans freeze at "the first step". At what age do humans learn to hesitate or resist? At eight years old I could not be stopped. Curious about everything, willing to take the risks, I had not yet developed a fear of failure.
What was the year or situation that caused you to stop cold when an opportunity for success was presented? Keep this video handy for a reminder. Change is possible.